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**2016 AAJA Seoul’s Tea Talk event **

AAJA Seoul invites its members and journalists to the upcoming tea talk with leukemia victims from Samsung semiconductor plants and Samsung representatives. The event will take place on January 16 when Samsung is expected to conclude its negotiation with representatives of leukemia victims over a host of thorny issues, including the compensation package, preventive measures …

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Summer Rooftop BBQ Party hosted by Korea Observer

Saturday 6/27 at 18:00 이비스 스타일 앰배서더 서울 명동 Ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Myeongdong 302 Samil-daero Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 100-861 The Korea Observer will host a rooftop BBQ party with outstanding foreign correspondents, journalists and bloggers in Korea with the support of the Senior Public Diplomacy Group of the Foreign Ministry. Unlimited Beer and BBQ …

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Winner of AAJA-Asia Google Digital Journalism Award

AAJA-Asia Chapter is proud to announce the winner of the first AAJA-Asia Google Digital Journalism Award that honors and recognizes the best journalism that features “new ways of storytelling” using digital technology. The award goes to: Patrick Boehler, SCMP: “Voices from Tiananmen” Here is a link to the winning entry: multimedia.scmp.com/tiananmen/ In this interactive SCMP …

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Recap: Seoul Tea Talk on ‘How not to get sued’

The February 28 tea talk on defamation laws in Korea had a great turnout. The topic was “How not to get sued and what to do if you do (as a reporter)!” and the guests were Korea University Law Professor Park Kyung-shin, former correspondent Michael Breen, and Korea Observer’s Lee Tae-hoon.   Seoul-based AAJA​-Asia​ member, Salgu …

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